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Postdoctoral Fellow, Indiana Business Research Center, Kelley School of Business

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications received before December 6, 2017 will be given full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Postdoctoral Fellow, Indiana Business Research Center, Kelley School of Business
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Kelley School of Business
Position Summary

Postdoc Position in the area of Regional Economic Growth and Development.

The Indiana Business Research Center seeks applications for a one-year post-doc position, with good chances of renewal subject to funding and satisfactory performance. The post-doc will be responsible for conducting economic and statistical analyses on a wide range of regional economic development topics, as determined by the Center’s emerging needs and priorities. There is a strong expectation that this research will contribute both to the disciplines associated with regional science as well as to the regional economic development project currently funded by the Economic Development Administration at the Department of Commerce.

A part of the research portfolio will include assessing the impacts of different economic policies over time and space. The researcher is expected to help advance Regional Economic Development (RED) as an emerging field of research and discipline in its own right and gain a greater understanding about how regions grow, adapt to shocks and how agents within a regional system respond to information and incentives. The empirical research portfolio will include several regional science disciplines, including entrepreneurship, economic resilience, inclusive growth, access to financial capital together with the determinants of poverty including the roles of automation and global competition, and the interdependence of rural and urban areas.

Basic Qualifications

A PhD is required, ideally in economics, regional science or a related discipline. The candidate will have extensive training in state-of-the-art economics or a related field and econometric analysis, including spatial statistics, as well as excellent communications and writing skills. In addition, he or she will have extensive experience with a variety of statistical packages. The candidate needs to be able to both work well independently and also to function effectively in a team setting.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Department Contact for Questions

Candidates should direct any questions to Roxanne Marotz, Indiana Business Research Center, 1309 East Tenth Street, Bloomington, IN 47405 or rmarotz@indiana.edu.

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank
Special Instructions

Applications received before December 6, 2017 will be given full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For Best Consideration Date 12/06/2017
Expected Start Date 01/01/2018
OAA # 21710-26

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Publication 1
  4. Writing Sample
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Letter of Reference 3
  4. Publication 2